Just tried this on jewelry I have not worn for years. OMG!!! It’s amazing. I actually went on a manhunt around the house looking for more gold and silver to try it on. I was recently thinking of having my white gold ring re-dipped. Not anymore. It looks brand new again. I will definitely use this anytime I need to clean my jewelry. Thanks millions for sharing it!
I used the aluminum foil method many times for years. The first time that I tried it, I was SO amazed with the results, as I had some silver jewelry that I’d neglected for quite some time. It didn’t even appear to be “silver”. For the reason that I usually clean numerous pieces at one time, I tear the aluminum foil up into little pieces so each piece of jewelry will be in contact with the foil. I add very hot water, baking soda, and a few drops of dish detergent). I place in a bowl with a well sealing lid and shake gently for about 30 seconds, then let soak for 10-15 minutes. Using a soft bristle brush and the liquid, I gently scrub the jewelry. Last, I rinse and buff dry.
This fun DIY projects are mostly for women, but you can surprise your wife making a wonderful organizer for her jewelry. Fill your spare time with something fun and interesting as these creative projects. They will not take a long time and will cost you almost nothing. So you will have more benefits- any time you will know where is your favorite piece of jewelry and you will have beautiful decorations on your walls. For saving your time and your patience every time when you will need jewelry, all you need is some old unused item, a little effort and imagination.
Ladies: I see a lot of you saying it didn’t work for you. I wonder if you’re trying to clean PLATED silver jewelry or silver-TONE jewelry? If it’s not actual silver (usually denoted by the piece being stamped somewhere in the metal with “.998”) your problem may be that your jewelry finish is wearing off, instead of it just being tarnished. Think of it as trying to clean a stain off a painted wall vs “cleaning” a section of that wall where the paint has been peeled off. You can’t wash paint back onto the wall if it’s peeled off, you have to repaint it. In the case of plated or silver toned jewelry, you’ll need that jewelry to be re-dipped into a silver plate or coating to restore its luster.
Keeping your costume jewelry in excellent shape is easy. All it takes is a little bit of time and some effort. If you wear your pieces every day, you will need to clean it more often. To get your costume jewelry looking like new, you need to find a good cleaning solution. It is essential you avoid cleaners that contain acids and alcohols, like vinegar and ammonia as they can damage the materials in the jewelry.
A piece of radiator grate in a frame is perfect for holding those dangling earrings. You just have to cut the grate to fit your wooden frame, assemble it and then hang up your earrings. These are great because they are so decorative and you can paint them if needed so that they match your bedroom décor. You could make a few of them if you have loads of earrings to hang or think about using them as gifts for other girls you know that need to get those dangly earrings organized.
Layered Earring DIY ~ The layered look of these earrings is fabulous! Can you believe that they are felt? Simply trace and cut the desired shape on felt and attach to fish hooks. How simple yet elegant! 2. DIY Tassel Earrings ~ Tassels aren’t just for curtain tie backs or lamp shades. I think they are perfect for earrings too! Simply use your choice of chain whether it’s gold, silver or bronze and tie it off with matching wire. If you desire a punch of pizzazz you can add some colored thread! 3. DIY Patinaed Filigree Earrings ~ These patinaed filigree earrings are absolutely fabulous! And of course, very stylish! Learn how to patina earrings with a technique using craft acrylic paint, distressing and clear spray paint.
Over time, you may notice that your silver jewelry is looking tarnished and you have wondered how to clean a silver necklace or bracelet. Jewelry tarnishes because the sulfur that is present in the air creates a chemical reaction to the silver. This homemade silver cleaner is simple to make and won’t cost you a ton of money because most of the ingredients are ones you probably already have in your pantry.
When your favorite bling just doesn't have the same sparkle, instead of purchasing expensive cleaning solutions or bucking out for a professional scrubbing, try this easy DIY jewelry cleaner. Using ingredients you already have in your pantry, this concoction costs pennies to make and doesn't use any harsh chemicals — just the power of science. And you can give your old toothbrush a new life by gently scrubbing jewels postsoak. Before you know it, your special gems will be dazzling.